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Zhiyong Tang
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No.11,Beiyitiao Zhongguancun Beijing,china

1989-1996  M.S.&B.S., Department of Environmental Chemistry, Wuhan University, China
1996-2000  Ph.D., Changchu Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Dr. Erkang Wang’s research group.
2000-2001  Research Associate, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Dr. Roel Prins’s research group
2003-2006  Research Fellow, Chemistry Department, Oklahoma State University, and Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Dr. Nicholas A. Kotov’s research group
2006-  Professor, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China

Application of functional nanomaterials in fields of environment and energy



    31. Zhu, Z.; Guo, J.; Li, Z.; Liu, W.; Han, B.; Zhang, W.;* Tang, Z.* Controllable Optical Activity of Gold Nanorod and Chiral Quantum Dot Assemblies. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, anie.201305389, Accepted.

  30. Yin, H.; Zhao, S.; Wan, J.; Tang, H.; Chang, L.; He, L.; Zhao, H.; Gao, Y.;* Tang, Z.* Three-Dimensional Graphene/Metal Oxide Nanoparticle Hybrids for High-Performance Capacitive Deionization of Saline Water. Advanced Materials 2013, adma.201302223 (Published Online).

  29. Liu, Y.; Z. Tang.* Multifunctional Nanoparticle@MOF Core-Shell Nanostructures. Advanced Materials 2013, adma.201302781 (Published Online).

  28. Liu, W.; Zhu, Z.; Deng, K.; Li, Z.; Zhou, Y.; Qiu, H.; Gao, Y.;* Che, S.;* Tang, Z.* Gold Nanorod@Chiral Mesoporous Silica Core-Shell Nanoparticles with Unique Optical Properties. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135, 9659-9664.

  27. Wang, X.; Yang, J.; Yin, H.; Song, R.;* Tang, Z.* “Raisin Bun”-Like Nanocomposites of Palladium Clusters and Porphyrin for Superior Formic Acid Oxidation. Advanced Materials 2013, 25, 2728-2732.

  26. Tang, H.; Yin, H.; Wang, J.; Yang, N.; Wang, D.*; Tang, Z.* Molecular Architecture of Cobalt Porphyrin Multilayers on Reduced Graphene Oxide Sheets for High Performance Oxygen Reduction Reaction. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, 52, 5585-5589.

  25. He, L.; Liu, Y.; Liu, J.; Xiong, Y.; Zheng, J.; Liu, Y.;* Tang, Z.* Core-Shell Noble-Metal@Metal-Organic-Framework Nanoparticles with Highly Selective Sensing Property. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, 52, 3741-3745.

  24. Cheng, Q.;* Wu, M.; Li, M.;* Jiang, L.; Tang, Z.* Ultratough Artificial Nacre Based on Conjugated Cross-linked Graphene Oxide. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, 52, 3750-3755. (Inside Back Cover of This Issue)

  23. Cheng, Q.;* Li, M.; Jiang, L.; Tang, Z.* Bioinspired Layered Composite Based on Flattened Double-Walled Carbon Nanotube. Advanced Materials 2012, 24, 1838-1843. (Cover)

  22. Li, Z.; Zhu, Z.; Liu, W.; Zhou, Y.; Han, B.; Gao, Y.; Tang, Z.* Reversible plasmonic circular dichroism of Au nanorod and DNA assemblies. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2012, 134, 3322-3325.

  21. Dong, Z.; Lai, X.; Halpert, J. E.; Yang, N.; Yi, L.; Zhai, J.; Wang, D.;* Tang, Z.;* Jiang, L. Accurate control of multishelled ZnO hollow microspheres for dye-sensitized solar cells with high efficiency. Advanced Materials 2012, 24,1046-1049.

  20. Wang, J.; Cheng, Q.;* Tang, Z.* Layered Nanocomposites Inspired by Structure and Mechanical Property of Nacre, Chemical Society Review 2012,41,1111-1129. (Cover)

  19. Zhou, Y.; Zhu, Z.; Huang, W.; Liu, W.; Wu, S.; Liu, X.; Zhang, W.;* Tang, Z.* Optical coupling between chiral biomolecules and semiconductor nanoparticles: size-dependent circular dichroism absorption. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011, 50, 11456-11459

  18. Li, Z.; Cheng, E.; Huang, W.; Zhang, T.; Yang, Z.; Liu, D.;* Tang, Z.* Improving the yield of mono-DNA-functionalized gold nanoparticles through dual steric hindrance. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133, 15284-15287.

  17. Xia, Y.; Nguyen, T.; Yang, M.; Lee, B.; Santos, A.; Podsiadlo, P.; Tang, Z.;* Glotzer, S. C.;* Kotov N. A.* Self assembly of self-limiting, monodisperse supraparticles from polydisperse nanoparticles. Nature Nanotechnology 2011, 6, 580-587.

  16. Qu, Y.; Li, W.; Zhou, Y.; Liu, X.; Zhang, L.; Wang, L.; Li, Y.; Iida, A.; Tang, Z.;* Zhao, Y.; Chai, Z.; Chen, C.* Full Assessment of Fate and Physiological Behavior of Quantum Dots Utilizing Caenorhabditis Elegans as a Model Organism, Nano Letters, 2011, 11, 3174-3183.

  15. Li, Y.; Zhou, Y.; Wang, H.; Perrett, S.; Zhao, Y.;* Tang, Z.;* Nie G.,* Chirality of Glutathione Surface Coating Affects the Toxicity of Quantum Dots, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 123, 5982-5986.

  14.Zhu, Z.; Meng, H.; Liu, W.; Liu, X.; Gong, J.; Qiu, X.; Jiang, L.; Wang D.;* Tang, Z.;* Superstructures and SERS Properties of Gold Nanocrystals with Different Shapes, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 50, 1593-1596.

  13.Li, C.; Deng, K.; Tang, Z.;* Jiang, L. Twisted Metal?Amino Acid Nanobelts: Chirality Transcription from Molecules to Frameworks, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 8202–8209.

  12. Zhou,Y.; Yang, M.; Sun, K.; Tang, Z.;* Kotov, N. A. Similar Topological Origin of Chiral Centers in Organic and Nanoscale Inorganic Structures: Effect of Stabilizer Chirality on Optical Isomerism and Growth of CdTe Nanocrystals, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 6006-6013.

  11. Qin, B.; Chen, H.; Liang, H.; Fu, L.; Liu, X.; Qiu, X.; Liu, S.; Song, R.; Tang, Z.* Reversible Photoswitchable Fluorescence in Thin Films of Inorganic Nanoparticle and Polyoxometalate Assemblies, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 2886-2888.

  10. Niu, W.; Zheng, S.; Wang, D.; Liu, X.; Li, H.; Han, S.; Chen, J.; Tang, Z.;* Xu, G.* Selective Synthesis of Single-Crystalline Rhombic Dodecahedral, Octahedral, and Cubic Gold Nanocrystals Journal of the American Chemical Society 2009, 131, 697-703.

  9. Qin, B.; Zhao, Z.; Song, R.; Shanbhag, S.; Tang, Z.* A Temperature-Driven Reversible Phase Transfer of 2-(Diethylamino)ethanethiol-Stabilized CdTe Nanoparticles Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2008, 47, 9875 –9878.

  8. Han, W.; Yi, L.; Zhao, N.; Tang, A.; Gao, M.;* Tang, Z.* Synthesis and Shape-Tailoring of Copper Sulfide/Indium Sulfide-Based Nanocrystals, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2008, 130, 13152-13161.

  7. Tang, Z.; Zhang, Z.; Wang, Y.; Glotzer, S. C.; Kotov, N. A. Self-Assembly of CdTe Nanocrystals Into Free-Floating Sheets, Science 2006, 314, 274-278.

  6. Tang, Z.; Wang, Y.; Podsiadlo, P.; Kotov, N. A. Spontaneous CdTe - Alloy - CdS Transition of Stabilizer-Depleted CdTe Nanoparticles Induced by EDTA, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128, 7036-7042.

  5. Tang, Z.; Wang, Y.; Shanbhag, S.; Giersig, M. Kotov, N. A. Self-Reorganization of CdTe Nanoparticles into Highly Asymmetrical, Angled Te Nanocrystals, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128, 6730-6736.

  4. Tang, Z.; Kotov, N. A.; Magonov, S.; Ozturk, B. Nanostructured artificial nacre. Nature Materials 2003, 2, 413-418.

  3. Tang, Z.; Kotov, N. A.; Giersig, M. Spontaneous organization of single CdTe nanoparticles into luminescent nanowires. Science 2002, 297, 237-240.

  2. Tang, Z.; Wang, Y.; Podsiadlo, P.; Kotov, N. A. Biomedical Applications of Layer-by-Layer Assembly: From Biomimetics to Tissue Engineering, Advanced Materials Invited Review, 2006, 3203–3224.

  1. Tang, Z.; Kotov, N. A. One-Dimensional Assemblies of Nanoparticles: Preparation, Properties, and Promise, Advanced Materials Invited Review, 2005, 17, 951-962.

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